Search Results for: world cup

17 Results

  • Cover Story: Awash in blue

    Cover Story: Awash in blue

    Jodhpur, or the Blue City, exudes a rich aura of royalty, harsh desert life and  lively, colourful people. Rakesh kumar walks through the fort city to discover much more than the ubiquitous colour blue The moment one lands in the city of Jodhpur, one wonders why it is called Blue City. Unlike the Pink City (Jaipur), where every …

    October 10, 2013
  • The general who never quit

    The general who never quit

    Mahir Ali The demise last Friday of General Vo Nguyen Giap at the ripe old age of 102 closes a chapter in history that not only determined the fate of Vietnam but resonated in many other parts of the world. Giap was the strategist behind the 1954 battle of Dien Bien Phu that not only …

    October 9, 2013
  • Asean’s external pressures

    Asean’s external pressures

    Kavi Chongkittavorn Before global leaders converge in Bandar Seri Begawan later this week for a series of summits with Asean counterparts, they all have a long wish-list for their brief stopovers. Officials of Asean and members of East Asia Summit are still working days and nights to ensure their leaders get what they want. The …

    October 7, 2013
  • Saying ‘no’ can  be liberating

    Saying ‘no’ can be liberating

    Are you getting over-committed? Is your plate piled high with deadlines and obligations? Are you trying to cram too many activities into too little time? If so, it&’s time to just admit the obvious, says anju munshi IT’S quite often said that the key to success is not known but the key to failure is …

    October 7, 2013
  • Sports briefs

    Sports briefs

    Hend impresses: Australia’s Scott Hend gave a lesson on how to master the treacherous conditions when he posted a two-over-par 74 to win the $600,000 Taiwan Masters at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club in Tamsui. CFL 2013: Mohun Bagan rode Eric Muranda&’s fine showing tp romp to a comfortable 4-0 win over Police AC …

    October 6, 2013
  • Sports Briefs

    Sports Briefs

    Gift from Lewis Carl Lewis was so impressed with Milkha Singh’s rise from humble beginnings by dint of hard work, as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag showed, that the legendary American athlete sent a baton to the Indian as a gesture of respect. Addressing a Press conference ahead of the Run with Flying Sikh Milkha – Save …

    October 5, 2013
  • Sports Briefs

    Sports Briefs

    Ghosal shines: India’s Saurav Ghosal, who recorded a career-high ranking of 17 in October, has reached the quarter-finals of the Financière Banque Nationale Montreal Open, a PSA World Tour International 35 squash event. Title for Uchimara: Japan’s Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura claimed his fourth successive world men’s all-around title at the 44th World Gymnastics C&’ships. Ryohei Kato won silver and Fabian Hambuechen bronze. Ban lifted: The Federation …

    October 4, 2013
  • Delhi and Srinagar must act in concert

    Delhi and Srinagar must act in concert

    M L Kotru These must indeed be the worst of times for the former Army Chief V K Singh. The pomp and ceremony that attended his every move in those glory days when he was the Chief must seem a distant memory. His last few months in office had served notice that the General was …

    October 3, 2013
  • Politics of convicted MPs

    Politics of convicted MPs

    Rajinder Puri        The current controversy over the Supreme Court (SC) judgment and the government&’s Ordinance on the continuance of convicted MPs in legislatures needs to be appreciated in its proper perspective. Right now corruption is a very emotive issue. The public not surprisingly has jumped to the conclusion that the Ordinance which sought to …

    October 2, 2013
  • Mixed bag

    Mixed bag

     Fashion ‘Suffiana’  Manhattan, The Craft Brewery at Global Foyer,  hosted a glittering fashion show on 30  by one of the renowned designers Kanishk Mehta, who showcased Suffiana ~ his wedding fashion range for men for the forthcoming season.    Store launch   Jenjum Gadi, a Delhi-based designer, launched his flagship store at the Crescent Mall …

    October 2, 2013
  • The US meet

    The US meet

     With their second India Travel Mission, Brand USA eyes more tourists from India, reports rakesh kumar On the occasion of World Tourism Day, when every other country geared up to cash in their natural assets, then how could the US be left behind? The country has an incredible array of adventures, stunning natural areas, diverse …

    October 2, 2013
  • Sports briefs

    Sports briefs

    Amritraj confident: Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj is confident that it will be “smooth sailing” for the Indian team in 2014. He also wants to have a say in the decision making process to get results. China Open: Reigning China Open champion Victoria Azarenka crashed out in the first round on Monday at the hands …

    September 30, 2013
  • Sports Briefs

    Sports Briefs

    Singh wins: Olympian Swaran Singh Virk led the Indian rowers’ impressive showing by clinching a gold medal at the 15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship. Besides Virk’s gold, India won two silver and two bronze. Silver for Zareen: Reigning junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (54kg) settled for a silver medal after her winning run was finally …

    September 29, 2013
  • Woods named PGA Tour player of the year

    Woods named PGA Tour player of the year

    associated press FLORIDA, 28 SEPT: Tiger Woods  (in photo)was voted U.S. PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time on the strength of his five big wins and return to No. 1 in the world. It was the third time Woods won the Jack Nicklaus Award despite not winning a major. He made …

    September 28, 2013
  • Fun or nonsense?

    Fun or nonsense?

    The Difficulties Of Forecasting The Weather ~ a k sen sarma SOME years back, an important minister in the West Bengal government had lamented, in utter frustration, that the state benefits in no way by the existence of a meteorological office in Kolkata. A couple of decades earlier, the then Prime Minister had summoned the …

    September 28, 2013
  • Sports briefs

    Sports briefs

    Bronze for Gujarathi: Vidit Gujarathi became the first player from Maharashtra to win a World Junior Chess Championship medal when he held eventual champion Yu Yangyi of China to a draw in the 13th and penultimate round to finish third. Formula One: The Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi is set to host its first …

    September 27, 2013
  • Sports Briefs

    Sports Briefs

    Bright hopes: In Kocaeli Vidit Gujrathi and S P Sethuraman eyed medals after defeating Jorge Cori (Peru) and Vladislav Kovalev (Belarus), respectively, in the penultimate round of World Juniors Chess Championship. Bayern cruise: Holders Bayern Munich made light work of Hannover 96 with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday that put them into the last 16 …

    September 26, 2013